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ART ONGOING – continued – Runs until August 25 Museum of Design A Glimpse of Glit An exhibtion on chosen items from the Glit Pottery from between the years 1958 and 1973. Runs until May 26 Nordic Design Today Six designers in pursuit of the new identity and direction of Nordic design, particularly with the introduction of digital technology. Runs until May 26 The National Gallery Subjective MapsDisappearances “Subjective Maps-Disappearances” exhibits the work of over 40 artists from 15 small European countries. Runs until June 30 Treasures Three separate exhibitions showing different periods from The National Gallery’s personal collection. Runs until June 30 The National Museum Across Greenland, 1912 - 1913 This exhibit features photos taken by four explorers who traversed across Greenland for a year. Runs until May 26 The Making of a Nation Heritage and History in Iceland This exhibition is intended to provide insight into the history of the Icelandic nation from the Settlement to the present day. On permanent view The People Þórsgata Alda Lóa Leifsdóttir documents the residents of Þórsgata through photographs over an eight year span. Runs until May 26 Photography in Iceland 1970 1990 Runs until May 26 Icelandic silverwork A collection of the Icelandic silver work is displayed, through pieces from different time periods. Runs until May 26 Nordic House Drawn Twelve Swedish artists show drawings that generate a creative dialogue about the act and art of drawing. Runs until May 26 The Long Moment Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer fiddle with the Icelandic folktale, blurring the line between photography and painting to create “dreamlike realities.” Runs until June 17 Ófeigur Arthouse ‘Mountain and Shore’ by Samuel L. Paden This exhibition features encaustic paintings (hot pigmented beeswax painted and fused on wood panels) capturing the artist’s explorations in Iceland. Runs until May 29 The Icelandic Phallological Museum The museum contains a collection of more than two hundred and fifteen penises and penile parts

Kópavogur Art MuseumGerðarsafn

Waiting For The Drop 'All State' by Theresa Himmer May 25 – September 1 | Hafnarhús |

1,200 ISK for adults, 600 ISK for students, free for children

You know you are getting into an elevator when you step into the elevator, but didn't really know that you are about to go for a ride in an elevator? Well, if there is any uncertainty, Theresa Himmer’s sound installation assures museum guests that they are in fact, in an elevator. Theresa uses the mechanical bells and clicks of old elevators to create an intensified journey from floor to floor. Playfully looping, conjoining, and overlapping, it nears an experimental electronic music show, but lasts only as long as you ascend or descend the height of Hafnarhús. PY

Find all art listings online belonging to almost all the land and sea mammals that can be found in Iceland. On permanent view. Reykjavík Art Museum Ásmundarsafn Tales From the Vault A collection of Ásmundur Sveinsson’s sculptures tied together by a common literary thread. Runs until December 30 Reykjavík Art Museum Hafnarhús Erró - Graphic Art, 1949-2009 For the first time the general public are able to view Erró´s graphic art spanning half a century. Runs until August 25 The Reykjavík City Library The collection centers around new Nordic literature, both fiction and nonfiction. The library lends out novels, academic publications, audio books and more. On permanent view Reykjavík City Museum Reykjavík 871 +/- 2: The Settlement Exhibition Archaeological findings from ruins of one of the first houses in Iceland and other excavations in the city centre. On permanent view Reykjavík Maritime Museum From Poverty to Abundance Photos documenting Icelandic fishermen at the turn of the 20th century. On permanent view The History of Sailing Iceland's maritime history and the

growth of the Reykjavík Harbour. On permanent view The Coast Guard Vessel Óðinn This vessel sailed through all three Cod Wars and also served as a rescue ship to over 200 ships. On permanent view The Reykjavík Museum of Photography Horse With No Name - Spessi Spessi took portrait photographs of numerous bikers during his travels and exploration of the biker culture in the United States from 2011 to 2012. Runs until September 15 Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum De Profundis A collection of sculptures by Sigurjón Ólafsson and the paintings of his contemporaries. Runs until September 1 SÍM ‘Andlit Esjunar’ – Rósa Sigrún Jónsdóttir This exhibit focuses on Rósa’s inspiration from years of hiking. It includes paintings, drawings, textile and sculpture pieces. Runs until May 30 Spark Design Space Somethig Fishy ‘Something Fishy’ is a model making kit containing cleaned fish bones and paint. The kit was made by Róshildur and five designers used it to create the exhibition. Runs until May 31

Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur Tel. +354 570 0440 Open 11–17 Closed on Mondays 25 Year Birthday Exhibition of The Art School of Kópavogur

Hönnunarsafn Íslands Museum of Design and Applied Art

Hafnarborg The Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture and Fine Art

Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður Tel. +354 585 5790 Open 12–17 Thursdays 12–21 Closed on Tuesdays Hellisgerði Pleasure Garden

Garðatorg 1, Garðabær Tel. +354 512 1525 Open 12–17 Closed on Mondays

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The Reykjavik Grapevine, Issue 6, 2013  
The Reykjavik Grapevine, Issue 6, 2013  

The Reykjavik Grapevine, Issue 6, 2013